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There is no 'Try Ubuntu' option In server editions, the LiveCD use the GUI since it boots in GUI mode to use the apps and other software inside. So you have to use the Desktop iso as LiveCd and don't be frighten you can use the desktop iso to do administration tasks, since mostly there is no major difference between desktop and server versions unless the ...


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Technically, the answer is "yes." You can use fdisk to partition in-use MBR disks and gdisk to partition in-use GPT disks. GParted will also let you alter any partition that's not mounted, or create new partitions in unused space, but GParted won't let you alter any partition that's currently mounted (or otherwise in use). The big caveat to fdisk and gdisk ...


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Open the Language Settings in Ubuntu and install the missing language support. After opening the settings, the system will automatically remember the language files to be installed. My question is why doesn't choosing "marathi" at the start-up screen does all this for me automatically? We are not LibreOffice developers. Create a bug report. ;)


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Figured it out!!!!!! After flashing a new bios, partitioning and repartitioning, changing NTFS and FAT file systems and learning a crap load about BIOS, I just needed to clean the fan. It was registering 118c! The Fan......


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If you would have followed this advice it would have been as simple as formatting / and keeping /home… The easiest thing to do now, would be to actually reinstall and partition at a minimum: /, swap and /home. That way your computer will be future-proof against any more re-installs. The best you could do is follow this advice from What's a good back-up ...


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After a discussion with OP, a working solution was found. Just boot into a live system, open a terminal and type: sudo e2fsck -f -C 0 /dev/sdxy where sdxy is the corresponding partition. This should solve the issue. Note : e2fsck works on Linux ext2/ext3/ext4 file systems. If you have a different file system, execute sudo fsck /dev/sdxy -f instead.


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Ubuntu does have Minimal CDs that are 35MB - 40MB in size that install the base system and allow you to do command line installation. They also let you choose only the packages that you want to install. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD



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